fbpx
×

How to Bring Fabulous Celebrity Inspired Events to Your Michiana Wedding

Written by Angie Anderson of Belle Behind the Ball

I recently attended a symposium with David Tutera in Bermuda (Yes, THE David Tutera!) And now I am bringing the FAB back to all of you! How can you have celebrity inspired looks with a modest midwestern budget? Hint… I am going to tell you!

Experience Matters! The one thing I have noticed (and been blown away by) with all Tutera events, he always plans to WOW the Guests. You can tell he truly cares about their experience! Whether it be a live musical serenade or a visual WOW (like a lady in a 10’ tall martini glass greeting you at the door). You don’t need to spend a bunch of money, you just need to consider your guests and plan to WOW them at just the right moment to make the most impact! Maybe consider asking a ballet group to perform while guests are enjoying dinner!  Or a local artist to serenade during cocktail hour.

Mix inexpensive items in with more high-end décor! You can totally get away with mixing budget friendly décor when you have a setting that looks “expensive.” For instance, these are very inexpensive paper flowers, but when mixed with the table settings (and that VIEW!), you cannot even tell!

Lighting! This can be a small cost item that makes a very big impact! Here, we have one event at two different times of the day. See how much lighting changes things?  

Finally, Location! Think out of the box for a truly amazing and unique experience! At one event, we were at an abandoned church in Bermuda. By itself, it isn’t much, it didn’t even have a roof! But transformed with lighting, a few flowers hanging overhead and talented entertainment, this venue completely swept us all away!

Angie Anderson, Owner of Belle Behind the Ball Wedding & Event Planning. Angie specializes in Weddings, Events and Destination Travel in South Bend, IN and across the Globe. Angie has been mentoring with David Tutera for two years which has introduced her to an impeccable team of industry professionals across the Country and the World.

BelleBehindtheBall@gmail.com or RomanceTravelPlanner@gmail.com

More Articles You’ll Love

Emerald City

The moment you step into the Emerson House, you instantly fall in love! This seven bedroom Bed & Breakfast estate sits on 30 acres of pure...

You Can’t Cancel Love

Walking into the new location of Bar Louie – Granger was breathtaking! Talk about a perfect location for you to have your bridal shower,...

Cody & Samantha

The Bride’s Perspective  Describe your wedding vision  My wedding vision always included the outdoors. I started with a vision of a small “I Do BBQ,” but...

Floral Preview: Blossom Shoppe

Blossomshoppehighland.com  •  219.924.8307  Flowers  Blush Garden Roses  Pink Peonies  White Garden Roses  Pink Ranunculus  Gunni  Seed Eucalyptus  Photographer: Monica Z Photography 

Floral Preview: Burns Special Events

burnsrentals.com  •  574.259.4807  Flowers  Gerbera Pasta Rosata  Baby’s Breath  Caramel Antike rose  Golden mustard rose  Orange Fox Dahlia  Tulip Escape  Crazy Horse Carnation  Viper Carnation  Haute Couture Celosia ...

Floral Preview: La Petite Fleuriste

lpf-design.com  •  219.308.9161  Flowers  Free Spirit Roses  Gomphrena  Lisianthus  Zinnias  Chocolate Queen Ann’s Lace  Eucalyptus  Ranunculus  Photographer: Monica Z Photography 

David & Megan

Submitted by Westley Leon Studios  July 18th was a bit of a humid day but dang was it gorgeous. We started off at Aberdeen...

Joe & Maddy

Submitted by Spinnin’ Productions  Maddy and Joe were a pleasure to work with! I first met with Maddy’s Mom in Demotte because she was away...

We love our vendors we know you will too
Allure On The Lake

Allure On The Lake

Chesterton, IN

Here Comes The Dress

Chesterton, IN

AAYS Event Rentals logo

AAYS Event Rentals

Mishawaka, IN

Engaged

Be the first to know about upcoming events!